Focusing attention on urgent issues like jobs and climate change is the "best thing" she can do, the congresswoman said.
”It is not normal to hold 800,000 workers’ paychecks hostage. It is not normal to shut down the government when we don’t get what we want," Ocasio-Cortez said. "It is not normal for public servants...
The magic word is "predistribution."
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, said she looks forward to taking on the financial sector in her new committee role.
Almost half of Republicans agreed with Ocasio-Cortez's proposal, despite it being met with much criticism.
The 29-year-old garnered nearly 12 million interactions on Twitter in one month, Axios reports, trailing only President Donald Trump in total engagement.
The Nordic countries Democrats so adore don’t merely tax the hell out of the rich—they tax the hell out of everyone.
Republicans "protect a president who can’t bring himself to condemn neo-Nazis. Those aren’t seeds. They’re redwoods"
The democrat spoke out yesterday in response to a tweet from CBS associate producer Ben Mitchell.
Earlier in the week, King had defended white nationalism.
The lazy trope of Conservatives hating fun, women, and women having fun was all too easy for liberal media to fall back on.
Congresswoman said her treatment in the press is proof that "women in leadership face more scrutiny."
"I think that frankly, it’s legal advice that any person would give him,” Ocasio-Cortez said of Trump Jr.
"She wants people taxed as high as 89, 90 percent if you make 10 million dollars or more," Fox News co-host Brian Kilmeade falsely said of Ocasio-Cortez's tax plan.
"[Republicans] are seizing gov operations [and] innocent people’s pay until they get what they want," the progressive congresswoman wrote on Twitter.
Scalise told Ocasio-Cortez it would be better to continue the debate on the Senate floor.
"Oh that’s right, almost forgot: GOP works for the corporate CEOs showering themselves in multi-million bonuses; not the actual working people whose wages + healthcare they’re ripping off for...
Ocasio-Cortez fired back at Ed Rollins on Saturday, calling him a "walking argument to tax misogyny at 100%."
Since Tlaib’s remarks, Democrats have pointed to Trump’s past comments in an Access Hollywood tape revealed during the 2016 campaign, where he said “when you’re a star" you can grab women "by the...
“It seemed like an obvious trend that was gonna happen.”
Conservatives' bid to discredit the newly sworn-in congresswoman appeared to backfire on social media.
“But once you get to the tippie tops, on your $10 millionth, sometimes you see tax rates as high as 60 percent or 70 percent,” the freshman lawmaker said.
Newly elected progressive House Democrats, especially Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have already proved themselves to be powerful rebels against Nancy Pelosi.